Q: How do you lock the car door without a key?

asked by on December 15, 2015

How do you lock the car door without a key?

While you can easily use the remote to lock your car doors, or even the key, you can also lock them manually. Here’s what you should do:

Remote Enabled Civics:

  1. Use the master switch to lock all the doors, or manually flip the lock tab to the lock position.

  2. Close the door.

No Remote:

  1. Open the door

  2. Pull the outside handle

  3. Flip the lock tab to the locked position

  4. Let go of the handle

  5. Close the door

Tips

  • Locking the driver door locks all the other doors.

  • Don’t leave your keys in the car.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

LED Headlights

Normally, yourmechanic would not speak to modifying vehicles, but my other half and myself had a 2012 Forte SX 5 door which I did some modifications on, now have a 2016 Forte5 EX ans well as a Sonata Sport 2.0T...

My abs light and tcs light brake light came on the same time

Your car is equipped with what are called wheel speed sensors which monitor the speed of the wheels at all four corners. When they detect that wheel speed is out of the ordinary in a given set of conditions, this...

Air conditioning and heating not working after accident

The front right side viewed from the driver seat is where the AC compressor is located. The front left side viewed from the driver seat is where the transmission is located. If all of a sudden the AC quit working...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Camry
America’s America’s best-selling passenger car for over a decade, the Toyota Camry is highly reliable, comfortable, and gets great gas mileage. It’s now available in a four- or six-cylinder engine, as well as a hybrid option, and it continues to...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Edge
In In the ‘80s, families drove station wagons. In the ’90s and ’00s, those got replaced by minivans and SUVs. Today, more and more families are opting for a more fuel efficient compromise that’s also a little sportier and more...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Sentra
The The 2012 Nissan Sentra is one of the most versatile sedans in its class. Because it has such a wide variety of options available in its four trims, buyers can choose between a bare-bones version at a very affordable...